December 9, 2022


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Several local schools changing divisions in upcoming fall and winter sports

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Crestview's Adison Reymer (21), Owen Barker (25) and Connor Morse (3) bring down Carey's Jordan Vallejo (24) during their OHSAA Division VI regional semifinal football game on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 at Marion Harding High School.

Crestview’s Adison Reymer (21), Owen Barker (25) and Connor Morse (3) bring down Carey’s Jordan Vallejo (24) through their OHSAA Division VI regional semifinal soccer match on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 at Marion Harding Higher School.

The Ohio High School Athletic Affiliation introduced the new divisional breakdowns for the future drop and winter season sports.

The OHSAA Board of Administrators authorised the new divisions during its June meeting late previous week.

The OHSAA makes use of enrollment details offered by the Ohio Department of Education to determine each and every school’s foundation enrollment quantities for girls and boys sports, which will be made use of for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 university many years.

Divisional breakdowns for the sports activities that utilize aggressive harmony information, which consist of soccer, volleyball and football in the fall and basketball in the winter season, are reconfigured every single 12 months, though non-competitive stability athletics are reconfigured each two several years applying only foundation enrollment quantities.

Here’s a quick look at how these variations impacted area universities.


Two spot educational facilities went up a division and two went down a division.

Ashland bumped up to Division II, even though Mapleton moved up to D-VI.

Northwestern dropped to D-VI, and Hillsdale fell to D-VII.

The other 4 location schools did not adjust divisions.


Loudonville dropped down a division to D-IV, though the other 8 place educational facilities did not improve divisions.

Crestview High School's Emma Aumend (24) and Loudonville High School's Corri Vermilya (2) during high school girls basketball action on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 at Crestview High School. TOM E. PUSKAR/TIMES-GAZETTE.COM

Crestview High School’s Emma Aumend (24) and Loudonville Significant School’s Corri Vermilya (2) throughout superior faculty ladies basketball motion on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 at Crestview Substantial University. TOM E. PUSKAR/Instances-GAZETTE.COM


Hillsdale and Loudonville each moved up a division to D-III.

The other seven location faculties did not transform divisions.


Ashland moved up to Division I after competing in D-II the previous a few seasons.

No other place university changed divisions.


After competing in Division IV final year, Hillsdale and Loudonville each bumped up to D-III.

The other seven region educational institutions did not modify divisions.


Northwestern dropped down to Division III following competing in D-II very last season.

No other spot schools modified divisions.

Ashland High School's Kamden Mowry tees off during the OCC golf championships Thursday, Sept. 22, 2021 at Mohican Hills Golf Course. TOM E. PUSKAR/TIMES-GAZETTE.COM

Ashland High School’s Kamden Mowry tees off through the OCC golfing championships Thursday, Sept. 22, 2021 at Mohican Hills Golf Training course. TOM E. PUSKAR/Instances-GAZETTE.COM


One location school moved up a division and a single moved down a division.

Crestview bumped up to D-II, when Northwestern dropped down to D-III.

The other location universities did not change divisions.

Note: No area educational institutions improved divisions in the athletics that were not detailed.

This write-up originally appeared on Ashland Times Gazette: OHSAA releases new divisional breakdowns for fall, wintertime athletics